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Now UG-PG Non-Engineering MOOCs Courses available on SWAYAM platform

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New Delhi:  The country has been going through difficult time due to nation-wide lockdown in view of the COVID-19 pandemic , which has also led to the closure  of Higher Educational Institutes. To prevent a pause in learning amongst  student , the UGC has shared  with Universities  & collage  the link of  various  ICT initiatives of Ministry of HRD & UGC including  the MOOCs being offered on the SWAYAM platform  (www.swayam.gov.in) of Government of India.

Now Under Graduate-Post Graduate Non-engineering MOOCs Courses will be offered on SWAYAM, from July 2020.

In the prevailing COVID-19  scenario, Universities & Collage are encouraged  to make the optimum use of the SWAYAM  online platform  for the benefit of the student . The list of 82 Under Graduate & 42 Post Graduate MOOCs courses, which are approved  by the SWAYAM Board  and ready to the offered in  July semester 2020 is enclosed  and may also  be seen  at SWAYAM  Portal at:


Since the  lockdown period ,23rd march 2020 onwards ,SWAYAM , which houses a repository  of 1990 course , has been  accessed  by 50 thousand  learners ,which is over  and above  the 25 lakh  student / learners  who are  already  enrolled  in the  January 2020 semester of SWAYAM.

The SWAYAM Course  may be approved  and adopted  through  the SWAYAM  Platform  by the vice Chancellor on the recommendation  of Dean Academics/ Heads of Department  of  your University  for credit  transfer  and ratified  by the  academics  Council.

The SWAYAM Examination for the Postgraduate  and Undergraduate  SWAYAM  Courses   for July -2020  semester  to be conducted by the National  Testing Agency  (NAT)  are scheduled  for 14th 15th November-2020 . you are Requested  to factor  in these   dates while  fixing  your university /institution examination  calendar  to avoid  any  clash  of dates.

The faculty  from universities  and collage may also be  encouraged  to submit their  expression  of interest  for developing  Non- Technology  UG & PG  Courses to the Consortium for Educational  communication (CEC),  an inter university  Centre  of UGC ,Which  is now  yhe National  coordinator  fo the  non –Technology  UG and PG MOOCs Courses offered on the  SWAYAM  Platform . The link  for submission  of proposals can be  accessed at-http://cen.nic.in/cec/cecmoocs .

The faculty Member indentified  as SWAYAM  Coordinators  and Mentors  are requested   to follow  the  Operational  Guideline   for SWAYAM  Coordinators /Mentors (notified on 28.02.2020) available at-http:-www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_notice.aspx?id=Mjc1Nw.

The Universities and Collage are requested    to popularize   these   SWAYAM  courses among  Students & Faculty  in your respective  Universities and Collage  through your website  and various social media  handles.

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